Characters/Pairings: F!Shep, Thane, Samara, Miranda, F!Shep/Garrus.
Word Count: ~2000
Summary: In the hours before the Omega 4 Relay, Shepard has doubts she can't quite express. She visits her companions to get their perspective, and finds an unexpected reason to go on.
Author's Note: This 4-part story was inspired by the me_challenge</lj> random word challenge (#27) 'Patience'. I don't own any of the characters. Please read and review! :)